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, but i had a lot of friends including the mayor and chief of police john timiny. that's not a bad way to start. i say start at the top. [laughter] >> of course, when you were down here, we both told you that you had the mayor and the chief of police who had both immigrated to the united states in the same year, 1961, and both from an island, though an ocean apart. >> you know, i didn't realize it was the same year. that was, john was born in dublin, and i don't know how many of you really remember john's -- you probably do -- his faith. he is the ultra irishman. and when you look at him, you know you're talking to a tough irishman. and one of his colleagues today today -- told me, he said john only had to draw his pistol twice, and those were shootouts. he said the rest of them he just looked at 'em. [laughter] anyway, that's how i got started, and what a great way to start. john immediately put me on a safe boat, which i'd never heard of before, of a miami marine patrol. it was like a foamy pancake but 25 feet long. and he goes 40 some miles an hour over water. that's fast actually.
and putting john lewis and send people to the hospital and so one and he goes on tv and says we shall overcome and comes up with a voting rights act that passes and that's even more important than that act. however during the course of the selwa thing the sports that already existed in the civil rights movement which should be regarded as movements were already there and the nonviolent coordinating committee which had already been working for voting rights resembled martin luther king coming in there and wouldn't work for him for the most part but there's virtually no meeting of the - and the southern christian leadership conference on the others and you begin to see the split within the civil rights movement that is pretty irreparable. >> let me play the devil's of a ticket on this. there are a lot of people who talk about the black freedom movement and they see the movement whether they see it in terms of civil rights or civil rights and black power to say social and political influence in society. they see it as something that has the goal. others might say okay you're right by that time we
when they beat up people including john lewis and said a lot of people to the hospital and it's all one television and he goes on tv and says we shall overcome and comes out with the voting rights act that passes in he says that is even more important in the 64 act. very important. and however, during the course of this, it should be regarded as movements were already there, and in fact the student on violating coordinating committee which had already been working for the voting rights act in selma presented martin luther king coming in. they trotted off and on but there was virtually no meeting of the mind between sncc and the southern christian leadership conference and martin luther king on the others and you begin to see the split within the civil rights movement that's pretty irreparable. >> let me play the devil's advocate on this. there are a lot of people who talk about the black freedom movement, and they see that movement in terms of civil rights or civil rights and black power to say social and political influence they see it is something to have a goal. others might say that
the story, but you have this bloody sunday when the troopers and the police beat up people, including john lewis, and send a lot of people the hospital and it's all on television, and johnson goes on tv and says, we shall overcome and comes out with the voting rights act which later in the session passes. you earlier said that's even more important than the '64 act. however, during the course of the selma thing, splits that already existed within the civil rights movement, which should be regarded as movements -- were already there. in fact, smith, a student on nonviolent cord night commit year, which was already working on voting rights, resented martin luther king coming in and taking credit and they wouldn't work with him. and when the summer was over there was no meeting of the minds. so you begin to see a split within the civil rights movement that is pretty irreparable. >> host: let me play devil's advocate on this. and there are a lot of people who talk about the black freedom movement, and they see that movement, whether it's in terms ofsive rights or civil rights and black power -
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